PERINATAL BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT
Hope After Neonatal Death through Sharing (H.A.N.D.S.)
(Dutchess County, NY)
Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, New York
Phone: (845) 483-6683
Contact: Theresa Robinson – Perinatal Bereavement Coordinator
Open to all who have suffered the loss of a child, before, during, or after birth. The group meets every Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 pm in Conference Room A at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.
Parental Bereavement Support Group
(Orange County, NY)
Mount Alverno Center, 20 Grand St., Warwick, New York
Phone: (845) 987-5107
This group supports parents who have lost a child at any age.
Bereaved Parents Support Group
(Orange and surrounding counties in NY)
Contact: Mary Bradley (845) 561-2837; or Mary Doherty (845) 895-2515 – Goshen location
A non-denominational, non-profit, self-help organization supporting all bereaved parents.
Perinatal Bereavement Program
(Rockland County, NY)
Good Samaritan Regional Center (Bon Secours Charity Health System), Suffern, New York
Phone: (845) 368-5297
Contact: Pam Magi, RN – Bereavement Coordinator; or Mary Radatovich, MSW; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Empty Cradle Bereavement Support Group
(Ulster County, NY)
Kingston Hospital/HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, Kingston, New York
Phone: (845) 331-3131 ext. maternity ward
This group provides support for parents and their families who have lost a baby, either during pregnancy, at birth, or in infancy up to one year.
New York Sudden Infant and Child Death Resource Center Offices
(Statewide & Lower Hudson Valley Regional Office)
Stony Brook University, School of Social Welfare, Stony Brook, NY
Phone: (631) 444-3690 or (800) 336-SIDS (7437)
Contact: Marie Chandick, LMSW, Director; email: email@example.com
For a list of other NY Regional Offices, please click here.
The Compassionate Friends
(National and NYS Chapters)
This organization provides grief support after the death of a child at any age.
To find a local chapter, please click here.